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Third Known For Issue

CNG 91, Lot: 276. Estimate $500.
Sold for $700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

IONIA, Ephesos. Circa 180-160 BC. AR Didrachm (20mm, 5.21 g, 12h). Cistophoric type. Lion skin draped over club; all within ivy wreath / Grape cluster over leaves; [EΦ]E to lower left; [to lower right, stag feeding right]. Kleiner & Noe Series 6, dies 1/a; SNG Copenhagen –; Pozzi 2438 (same dies). Near EF, toned, flan crack. Extremely rare, the third known didrachm from this issue, the other two in museums (BM [ex-Pozzi] and Ankara).